CrimeTracker

Convicted felons getting guns on the streets

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Convicted felons are not allowed to have guns, but East Baton Rouge District Attorney, Hillar Moore, says a lot of them find a way to get those weapons.

Second fatal pedestrian related accident in Livingston Parish this week

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA — Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a fatal crash last night involving a pedestrian. The crash occurred shortly before 7:00 p.m. on LA 16 north of LA 1030 in Livingston Parish.

Two students at Broadmoor Middle charged with brining gun to school

BATON ROUGE, LA — An officer with the School Drug Task Force responded this morning to a call concerning a gun brought to Broadmoor Middle School on Sharp Road at approximately 8:30 a.m.

Shotspotter cameras to stay in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — The East Baton Rouge Metro Council voted in favor of renewing a contract to keep the shotspotter crime cameras up in the community. The 147 cameras zoom in on areas where gunshots have gone off.

Rainwater takes part in year-long program for first offense DWI offenders

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - Commissioner of Administration Paul Rainwater will take part in a year-long program for DWI offenders instead of standing trial.

BRPD investigating shooting death of 4-year-old child

THIS IS A FOXX44 UPDATE - 26 year-old father Shawn Dean is facing charges in the death of his 4 year-old son. He is being charged with second degree cruelty to a juvenile and felon in possession of a firearm.

Non-profit hosts town hall to tackle teen violence

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — As violence continues in Baton Rouge, one group says it's time to take action.

Feud over money results in drive by shooting in Ponchatoula

PONCHATOULA, LA (FOX44) — A feud over stolen money resulted in gunfire early this morning in Ponchatoula. A 20-year old man was arrested and a teen juvenile were arrested on multiple charges.

Addis residents react to murder

ADDIS, La (FOX44) — Addis residents are shaken up after a man was shot and killed in their small town over the weekend.

Three arrested for at least 36 burglaries in Gardere area

BATON ROUGE, LA — East Baton Rouge Armed Robbery and Burglary detectives arrested three people, two adults and one juvenile, believed to be responsible for at least 36 burglaries in the Gardere area from October 2011 to January 2012.